I Do See Color
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I Do See Color

Sometimes you won’t relate — and that’s OK

Why every writing staff needs a minority writer and editor who understands other minorities

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“I don’t care what the difference is between a hijab, niqab or a burka,” the editor told me. “Just call it a burka and move on.”

“I do care,” I shot back. “And considering this post is about how Muslim women are




We are not ashamed of our melanin, and we know you “see” it. Just don’t discriminate and disrespect us because of it.

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